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Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

August 29th, 2015 5:23 pm by Associated Press

Civil liberties experts say Thomas Demint is part of a growing trend of citizen videographers getting arrested after trying to record police behavior.

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Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

Trump says he'll decide on third-party bid soon

August 29th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

During a stop in Nashville on Saturday, Donald Trump said he'll make a decision "very soon" about whether he'll mount a third-party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.

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Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

Fed vice chairman keeps open possibility of September hike

August 29th, 2015 12:55 pm by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

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UT students urged to use gender-neutral pronouns

UT students urged to use gender-neutral pronouns

August 28th, 2015 10:34 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee Office for Diversity and Inclusion is asking students and faculty to use the pronouns in order to create a more inclusive campus, multiple media outlets report.

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Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

August 28th, 2015 8:15 pm by JOHN ROGERS and JAE C. HONG, Associated Press

"It's a brand new design. It is a much larger airship. It's a semi-rigid dirigible," Goodyear's Priscilla Tasker said of the new fleet of non-blimps. The replacement models are 246 feet long, nearly the length of a football field.

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Tropical storm warnings in Dominican Republic, Bahamas

Tropical storm warnings in Dominican Republic, Bahamas

August 28th, 2015 11:03 am by Associated Press

New tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Erika approaches.

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Aquarium welcomes 5 baby turtles of endangered species

Aquarium welcomes 5 baby turtles of endangered species

August 28th, 2015 6:35 am by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Five baby turtles of an endangered species have hatched at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootings

Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootings

August 28th, 2015 6:21 am by ALAN SUDERMAN and ADAM GELLER, Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Businesses are reopening at the scene of this week's on-air shooting as more details surface of the gunman's long history of confronting and bullying co-workers at a succession of television and customer-service jobs.

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ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

ACT scores up statewide, in Kingsport and Hawkins

August 27th, 2015 11:11 am by Rick Wagner

For the third straight year, Tennessee public high school students improved on the ACT, administered to all students statewide.

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Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

August 27th, 2015 8:51 am by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press; JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

Whether his challengers are fellow presidential candidates, the press or others, they are, according to Trump: incompetent, weak, pathetic, disgusting, idiots or the like.

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Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons

Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons

August 27th, 2015 7:36 am by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

A company spokesman said the decision to remove the weapons was not political and that the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer made the decision earlier this year.

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